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in both cities said no tax, and it was not even close. >>> and in states where they voted to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. in oregon, they said no. and supporters of medical marijuana went own fn for three. we talked to her, she joins me now from new york. welcome back to the show. >> thanks for having me sanjay. >>> medical marijuana was rejected in arkansas, as you know, montana essentially tightened its law on this, but massachusetts became the 18th state to pass a medical marijuana law. how will it work there, do you think, in massachusetts. >> well, i think they have planning to do, they have to figure it out. planning to run the state-run dispensaries, no more than five per county. and you will go to your doctor, if you have a difficult medical condition like aids or hiv or cancer, ms, couldn't of you know, major medical conditions, although there is a bit of a loophole, because it does say other conditions. if the doctor thinks that marijuana is beneficial for you, they write a card and you can go to the dispensaries. and if you can't get to a dispensary, there
of drugs in cities, while also destroying our penal system. the u.s. has more than three times as many prisoners per capita as we had in 1980 and about ten times as many prisoners per capita as other rich countries, according to data from the oecd. about 1.6 million americans were arrested in 2010 on drug charges, most for using marijuana. this week's votes indicate that americans have begun rethinking these policies, perhaps moving towards ones that would deprive drug cartels of their huge profits and allow our police to focus on serious crime. perhaps the most stunning shift this week came not in the passage of a ballot measure or law but an exit poll finding, one that might move us toward major legislation. when asked what should be done with the almost 12 million illegal immigrants working in the u.s., almost 2/3 of respondents wanted to grant them legal status. now, remember, four years ago anti-immigrant voices were so loud that john mccain, the sponsor of a comprehensive and intelligent immigration reform bill-h to run away from his own handiwork when he was campaigning for the
morning, it's thursday, november 15th. you're looking at a live picture of times square, new york city, just getting going. with us on set, msnbc contributor, put that in quotes, it's up for debate what he contributes, mike barnicle, richard haass, chairman of deutsche inc., donny deutsch and cohost of "the cycle," s.e. cupp. it's not really new. >> it's old now. >> you know what i contribute? i contribute some insight into the growing ego mania that is young willie geist. >> yes! >> the 37-year-old sexiest man on earth? >> what? >> oh, wow, we're doing this 40 seconds in, huh? >> "people" magazine. >> getting it out of the way. there he is. willie geist listed as the sexiest 37-year-old man in america. >> i'm titillated. >> it's not just me saying it anymore, it's documented. >> where am i? am i on the right show? >> later today -- >> this is why i got up early? >> later this morning, we are going to have the new editor of "people" magazine here, helen keller. >> oh! >> that's cruel. >> ba dumb bum. >> long setup. way to go. donny's on there, too. >> donny's on the list, too. >> what
and try to find a way forward, again, in this gridlock city. i think you'll see a big emphasis on that early. and i think he'll be successful because th republicans are ready to deal on it now. >> i think they would put up a grand bargain and come to him first. i think it's likely the pass because the democrats really want it and the republicans very much need it right now. and on the question of governance, the president needs to learn from. some of the problems he's stel having, he needs to develop personal relationships. governor is not just about going around the country and ban storming as much as the president wants to do this in a second term. it was pointed out the president has played 105 rounds of golf, only one with a republican. >> so we're going to talk about how the president is going to try to develop a new more effect ivg governor style to deal with what is surely item one on the agen agenda, which is to stop the united states from falling off a fiscal cliff when we come back. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days
of these injuries, both teams playing very well right now and pittsburgh should win against kansas city tomorrow night and here we go next week in pittsburgh. >> terrell suggs is back to torment ben roethlisberger one more time. so many great moments. of the games we've had the great opportunity to do the last few years that rivalry seems to mean more to those two teams than any other. there is a bitterness to that game that you really don't always feel in all of the others. >> al: that is the action a week from tonight. we will see you from heinz field in pittsburgh for "sunday night football." coming up next, except on the west coast, your local news, followed by "dateline." this is al michaels and cris collinsworth and michele tafoya. our crew say good night from chicago where the texans win it 13-6. . >>> new questions about general david petraeus' resignation and more on the threatening e mails his biographer allegedly sent to another woman. good evening, the fallout continues tonight, following petraeus' resignation. nbc news learned the woman who first contacted the fbi about threatening
. it seems to me that's the logical, rational thing to do. and my belief is, as they have in the city of columbus when i needed the business community to step up on a tax increase that the public had to vote on, very concerned that the business leaders would, in fact, leave the city, take their businesses and relocate somewhere else. they ended up supporting it because they understand that you have to have both. not one. not just the other. it's a combination of both. and it's rational. that's how they have won their businesses. i think it's a great idea. >> you're talking about logical and rational and we're talking about the federal government and washington and congress. and a lot of people might say, yeah, i worked in columbus, ohio. you have a more tight-knit community, but it's not going to work at the federal level because nobody is interested in that. democrats might say, mayor coleman, hey, we won the election. we could play hardball with these ceos. we don't care. >> that's not the way to go. the way to go is bring in those that were hostile and make them their ally. help to
continents around the world in 25 countries. in 25 cities including this city in washington, d.c. again, that's not a regime that you want to have, to have access to military nuclear capabilities. >> all of this talk about what to do with iran, of course, comes down to the relationship between your country and the united states. president obama and prime minister netanyahu talked today and i know the prime minister called the president. i want to show you the headlines the day after the election. these were around the world. netanyahu rushes to repair damage with obama. that was one. perceived tilt towards romney israeli leader must mend relationship with obama. in israel the prime minister is taking heat for a perceived support of romney. i guess the big question is can the relationship be mended? >> there was nothing to mend, erin. president obama has said that he has spent more hours in conversation with prime minister netanyahu than with any other foreign leader. they've had about ten meetings. i've been present at all those meetings. they've been friendly and open and very constructive.
city. as the temperatures come up this morning, roads in midtown are already clear. but what a storm. 50-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds. 13 inches of snow coming from this thing. look at the top performers. these are the areas that picked up the most snow. oh, by the way. a quick look at the live shot from foxborough, massachusetts. inland areas are still dealing as we start to move northeast. here's the top performers collecting 13 inches, the highest total we could find. and certainly, the numbers step down from there. with that snow total, central park, 4.7 officially. that makes it the sixth snowiest november on record just with that snowstorm. take a look at where that snow seemed to be deposited, just inland. that top new jersey total is just about 30 miles, 15 to 30 miles off the shoreline of new jersey. inland areas really collecting the snow. the big concern is what was going to happen to the areas that had just been pounded by one storm and then get pounded by another? that's where we find our ginger zee on the rockaways in new york. >> reporter: good morning. i'm
, everybody is on their own right now. the city has not been here. we saw two red cross trucks the whole time in lefb days. >> reporter: wendy taylor, thank you so much. >> you're very welcome. >> it's interesting because, ashly, when you talk to people, you just have to stand here and people will yell out what they need. they need generators. they need additional help. they need licensed plumbers, electricians. people that can help them get back on their feet. the scope of the tragedy is so huge there simply aren't enough people to come out and help. they need people to come and deliver some foods because they are still in their homes, no place to go. they are freezing basically, ashleigh. >> it's unbelievable. and to see that just off to your left there's a relief center that ended up getting hit with this kind of weather. it's remarkable. stand by the you will for a moment. i want to get over to karen maginnis in our extreme weather center to try to get a picture of where we're at. i got to show you something. i don't think you've seen this yet, karen. this is the picture i snapped out of
city gas stations are open. that's not all. a week and a half since sandy, a day after a bad nor'easter, an awful lot of people, especially in new york and new jersey, still without power. 666,000 customers. that's actually up from yesterday, thanks to the nor'easter. people are cold, they're living in dark, damaged houses. they say they're getting the run-around from state and federal agencies and utility companies. listen to this woman who lives in staten island. >> where is the generator to heat, to plug in one heater and one light bulb? that i can survive? i'm a united states citizen. >> she's angry at con-ed and fema. fema says it has 15 relief centers across new york city but hopes to double that number by the weekend and have 50 centers up and running eventually. as for the power company in this case con-ed, there's a catch 22. they won't turn on the power until homeowners get their houses inspected for potentially lethal wiring damage but electricians are hard to come by and the company isn't providing any. a company spokesman saying quote, utility companies like con edis
. we headed -- we left the city and headed south towards family in pennsylvania. we were finally let back into salem and our home was destroyed. or a man in the bronx who wants there is simply no way to determine if any of these pleas or people are real. and before you think no one would send donation to see blind sites or unknown charities, think again. >> most people respond to charities because they are asked by a letter. >> reporter: art taylor, who heads the better business bureau's alliance, and is following our reporting on bad charities, says 70% of americans who give money donate that money without ever checking to find out where it's going. >> we welcome the public scrutiny that is coming to this. we welcome, you know, the media for getting involved in this because if you don't, i worry that things are going to get worse. people are going to continue to be duped by, you know, unscrupulous claims. >> reporter: which leads us to the real victims of charity scams, the people who really need charity. like these people lined up at the bethel assembly church of god not far from d
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, the death toll from the superstorm sandy here in new york city has risen to 43. and that additional person was a 77-year-old man who lived in this far rockaway community who died at a hospital as a result of the injuries he suffered after falling down the stairs. and you've mentioned that it's dangerous to get around. that's absolutely right. there is a very thick fog here. even a blowing mist that possibly you can see on the camera. you can't see really five, ten feet in front of the vehicle as you're driving through this community. now imagine the eight-foot sand dunes in the middle of the street from the sand that washed in from the storm just about two weeks ago. two elements of good news. first, the temperatures aren't as frigid as they have been after that snowstorm came through a few days ago. and, you can see over my shoulder, power is back on for some in this community. while on this side of the street there are lights for these people who are waking up in this community, but just take a few steps with me over here and i'll show you that this apartment building over here is still
in the cities and in towns that we live in as well as, obviously, in the congress has not really overtaken the entire process. barack obama was re-elected, and we have been told repeatedly in print and on these programs that this particular president is very difficult to access emotionally, that he is reserved, that he is withdrawn. and you saw there in that clip the president of the united states tearing up before a group of people who have spent an enormous amount of time helping him get re-elected. and it just points to the fact that the president, at the ends of the day, while the president of the united states is a human being. and he realizes quite well, more than any of us would ever realize, that the end of his trip, his electoral trip, summons the beginnings. and i think that's what brings the tears. his journey, historic as it is, legendary as it is, the first black president of the united states of america, traveled the country from coast to coast, state after state, small town, big city, tremendous crowds initially in 2008. again, running for re-election this year in a time whe
are the traditional way to honor our military. but organizers in new york city promoted the event as a rally for storm victims. coats were collected for those hit hardest. in north carolina thousands turned out for the parade in fayet fayetteville. the theme was a welcome home for all iraq veterans. two deaths in new york have raised the death toll from superstorm sandy to 116. they are standing watch to ward off luters. >>> for the latest on the resignation of david petraeus, members of congress are expressing concerns that matters of national security may have been compromised. they question the link that the fbi probed into the fernl affairs, which began with a complaint that his mistress was sending harassing e-mails to someone close to the general. >>> tens of thousands of people in the path of superstorm sandy still have no electricity as we have just reported. they are forced to put on layers of clothes just to battle the cold inside their own homes. but some residents are celebrating their first day with power back for the first time. susan candiotti is in the rockaways right now. are there an
for the largest veterans day parade in the nation. ♪ first we're going to take you to new york city. veterans were praised for their work in helping recovery efforts after superstorm sandy. now to washington, president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington cemetery. >> this is the first veterans day in a decade in which there are no american troops fighting and dying in iraq. [ applause ] 33,000 of our troops have now returned from afghanistan, and the transition there is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. >> president obama says returning veterans deserve quality care to deal with physical and psychological war wounds. >>> more than 60 years ago a world war ii soldier composed a symphony detailing the story of the war and the peace that followed. but for years the music sat on a shelf collecting dust. now that 93-year-old veteran is getting to hear the first live performance of the work he created decades ago. >> my name is harold van buglun and my age is 93, and i am a veteran of world war ii. in 1945 i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana, at
to many inner city kids and to some in philadelphia, they are facing the threat head-on. we have more in this week's "black in america." >> good morning. i work with gunshot patients. how many of you know someone who has been shot. >> reporter: this educator is on the mission to save lives. the chief trauma surgeon at temple university hospital founded a program to cradle gun violence in the city of brotherly love. >> i want to take you to the scene and show you what we do. >> reporter: it brings local high school students into a trauma center to show you the final minutes of life of someone who loses their life. >> that man stood over lamont and fired ten more shots into him. >> you know, gun violence can kill. it is our responsibility to prevent these kids from coming in. >> reporter: among america's largest cities philadelphia's homicide rate is the worst with african-americans making up 85% of the victims. >> you know, the statistics suggest that as a young black man you have a greater chance of being shot and killed in philadelphia than if you were a soldier serving in the confli
days after super storm sandy. new york city's death toll has risen today to 41 from sandy. and the airlines have been forced to cancel more than 1700 flights. we are live in one of the hardest hit areas. joining me now, top strategist, david axelrod. david, you must be feeling pretty chafed? >> yes, it was a great night, piers. to be in that room at mccormick place last night with that crowd and the sense of joy and idealism and patriotism, frankfully, that was evident in that room. and today the president came by the campaign headquarters and spoke to the young volunteers. not volunteers, but staff. and it was a very moving encounter. so this has been a tremendous 24 hours. >> when was the moment last night, if you're honest, that you thought, we got this, it's all going according to plan? >> when the vote started getting counted we knew quickly we have you know, we have a fairly sophisticated model. we had projections. we knew when we were hitting our targets and our folks were skilled and when we saw the votes coming in, in ohio and virginia -- first it was virginia, an
homes. this was the third worst disaster in our city. >> not just that, but the people here were not even told to evacuate because this is zone b. they figured the parkway would brunt the wave, and it didn't. let me ask you, electricians. now these people are being told that they need to get licensed electricians, licensed plumbers just so they can get back in their homes, and that's one of the reasons that electricity is being delayed. why? think about it. 2,000 homes. >> their own electrician and plumber come in. these lights won't be on until christmas. we need to get them on now. we live in the greatest city in the greatest nation in the world. we need to get major contractors in here working with the city, getting the electricity put on, and that can be done. if you had a major supplier and a major contractor in here right away, we can have these lights on within a week. the way they're going right now, it's going to take us through christmas to get this done. >> is it lack of will as to why this is being done, or is it just that the problem is so huge and so spread out that
, where we ranked top u.s. cities in different categories. today we are looking for the best places to love for suburban items. they prefer a little more space and peace and quiet instead of the past-paced life of the city. across the u.s. based on things like proximity to good schools, commute team to met ross and community safety. we each looked up the behavior of the residents, how much money they spend on their holes, whether they cook or eat out and even what radio station they listen to on the way to work. i amer this is one of the top three cities. the great school systems, beautiful neighborhood and short commute to new york city easily makes it one of the best place toss live for suburbanites. let head to another top town on the shores of east grand rapids michigan. >> hi, i am julie fox, and welcomes to east grand rapids, michigan. here we find some grooms are trading night life for nights in. this group is ready to settle down and make their house a home. a feeling of community is very important to them. they like to be close to schools, parks and shopping. they love back
defending its cities, following ongoing rocket attacks by palestinian militants. israel's military says it's targeting 100 sites across gaza. i know, youf heard this all before. this time it's different. because egypt is not happy with with israel. it's already reached out to president obama and told him, we must put an end to this aggression. sarah seidner is in the region and has the latest for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yes, the number of those who have been killed during this escalation, fighting between gaza and israels had now risen. three people in israel inside an apartment building killed from a rocket attack sent from gaza, from hamas, the government here. we're now learning that 15 people have been killed here in total today, here in gaza, including nine militants, several children and a pregnant woman. what's happening now is off and on, we are hearing air strikes. again and again across the city, across gaza city and along the gaza strip. we know that there have been more than 196 rockets now that have entered into israel from gaza. we wer
's the plan for rationing? >> reporter: well, i'll tell you. new york city is finally taking a very good idea, good lead from governor christie here in new jersey, because new york city today is starting its own gas rationing, just like new jersey has been doing for the past week. so that is meant to help to try to alleviate the very long lines that continue to be seen time and again throughout new york city and all the burroughs as people are lining up to find gas stations that, a, have power enough to even pump the gas once they get it. new york is starting to use the same system they have in new jersey, the odd/even plan according to your license tag as to when you can gas up. again here in new jersey, they've been doing this for the past week. and as we have been driving around the last several days, we have not seen any gasoline lines, or very short ones anyway. governor christie at a news conference said he has discovered the same thing, so much so that he might decide to lighten up the rationing or get rid of it. here is what he had to say about it. >> there's order. there's easy acces
. new york city and long island have now joined new jersey in imposing a gas rationing system. >> incredible. >> the odd/even day rationing is based on license plate numbers. mayor bloomberg and governor cuomo say it's designed to shrink extremely long gas lines and get the fuel supply back to normal. >> poor folks. fema is sending trailers into some of the areas hardest-hit by superstorm sandy. craig fugate says they have several hundred mobile homes that are available to help all the displaced residents in new york and new jersey. he said at least 40 trailers have already been dispatched. new york and new jersey officials will determine where the houses will be placed. >>> and ten days after the storm, hundreds of thousands of people in new york and new jersey, still in the dark. on long island the power authorities' inability to get the lights turned on in flood areas has new york's governor andrew cuomo just really ticked off. listen. >> they were specialized in doing this. and we paid them and we gave them a franchise because they represented themselves as experts at doin
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